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Kayak under the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Kayak under the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Duration:4 hours total
Includes:Food, drinks, and equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I’ve lived in Sydney the last 20 years and have kayaked across Sydney Harbour hundreds of times. Paddling under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and around Sydney Cove; in front of the Sydney Opera House and Royal Botanic Gardens, is simply an overwhelming experience that I love to share with anyone keen, fit and game enough to attempt it.

What we’ll do

- Guest would take a Sydney Ferry from Circular Quay to Greenwich Point Wharf on the north side of the harbour (20 min) - They will then walk about 600 metres to the public boat ramp at Manns Point Park - I will meet them at the boat ramp where we will launch our kayaks - We will paddle to and circumnavigate historic and picturesque Cockatoo Island - We will then paddle around Goat Island and…

What else you should know

Come prepared for the Sydney experience you won’t ever forget.

What I’ll provide

1 energy bar, 1 banana, 1 apple
2 water bottles
Touring sea kayak, life jacket, paddle, dry hole skirt, 2-way radio, dry bag, wistle, emergency light, wet shoes, dry towel.

What to bring

Swimming suit or wet friendly clothing
Hat or cap
Dry set of clothes
Sun glasses

Where you'll be

We will circumnavigate Cockatoo Island, a marine museum in the very heart of Sydney Harbour. We will then paddle around Goat Island towards and under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and across the Opera House and the Royal Botanic Gardens. We will turn around at Admiralty House and Kirribilli House, the Sydney residences of the Australian Governor-General and the Prime Minister, respectively. We will then return to the starting point past Luna Park.

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

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Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 2 guests ages 21 and up can attend. Guests should be proficient swimmers and reasonably fit. No previous kayaking experience is required, but fully functional legs, arms and hands are absolutely necessary. People with back and/or neck problems…

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Come prepared for the Sydney experience you won’t ever forget.

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Kayak under the Sydney Harbour Bridge
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